Ontario, WI Population

Population: 476. Estimated population in July 2020: 481 (+1.1% change)
Males: 230 (48.3%), Females: 246 (51.7%)

Vernon County

Zip code: 54651

Median resident age: 44.4 years
Median household income: $23,194
Median house value: $43,600

Races in Ontario:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Other race (3.8%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (37.6%), English (12.4%), Norwegian (11.8%), Irish (10.3%), French (5.7%), Scottish (5.3%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ontario

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ontario village

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

3.8% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+17.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ontario:

  • ST JOSEPHS COMMUNITY HEALTH SERV INC (about 15 miles; HILLSBORO, WI)
  • TOMAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; TOMAH, WI)
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR SPARTA HOSP (about 23 miles; SPARTA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ontario:

Other public-use airports nearest to Ontario:

  • BLOYER FIELD (about 19 miles; TOMAH, WI; Abbreviation: Y72)
  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 19 miles; SPARTA, WI; Abbreviation: CMY)
  • JOSHUA SANFORD FIELD (about 20 miles; HILLSBORO, WI; Abbreviation: HBW)
Amtrak station near Ontario:

  • 20 miles: TOMAH (W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ontario:

  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 44 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 68 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 77 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 86 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 91 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)

Schools

Public high school in Ontario:

  • BROOKWOOD HI (Students: 336; Location: 28861 HIGHWAY 131 N; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Ontario:

  • NORWALK-ONTARIO-WILTON EL (Students: 367; Location: 28861 HIGHWAY 131 N; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Ontario:

  • ONTARIO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,120; Location: 313 MAIN ST.; 11,843 books; 149 audio materials; 275 video materials; 66 serial subscriptions)